Kenton County KY Information


Kenton County Subdivisions

Kenton County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 166,357
Population in Households 163,851
Population in Familes 130,054
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,506
Population Density1 1,038
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 64,742
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 41,520
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 71,187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41,461 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,281 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,445 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $164,753
Average Home Value $205,226


Median Household Income $54,066
Average Household Income $72,009
Per Capita Income $28,267
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.56%
Households 0.5% 0.47%
Families 0.27% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Kenton County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kenton County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 98th
Population Density1 # 3 98th
Diversity Index2 # 27 78th
Median Household Income # 8 94th
Per Capita Income # 8 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.